Could this be why?

Y’know something’s wrong with our system when 5, yes, count ’em, 5 Zofran ODT cost $102.  And the only way Medicare will pay is if the patient is on chemo.  That tells me something is really amiss.  It ain’t right.

Possibly the worst part was that my mother-in-law, the one who is nauseated, told the ER doc that phennergan doesn’t really work for her, instead of the other way around.  So he writes for 5 ODTs.  Thank you very much.

Guess I’ll still be asking for them to dilute my dilaudid with phennergan!

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2 Comments

  1. Zofran only costs 3 dollars a tablet at Target.

    Riteaid was chargin $27 for the generic. I asked them why the generic was so expensive. They said it was cheaper than the name brand which is $30. Safeway gave me the same answer. So I tried Target and they said $3.00 a pill.

    Big difference there, isn’t it. Shop around.

    The big chain drug stores make a killing on selling generics for only a few bucks cheaper than the name brands.

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    1. Problem was that is was name-brand Zofran ODT (oral disintegrating tablet) which doesn’t have a generic, and substitution for regular ol’ zofran was not possible. But I hear ya!

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